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Jeff Lampe
Jeff Lampe

Jeff Lampe has been outdoor writer at the Journal Star in Peoria for 12 duck seasons. He lives in Elmwood with his wife Monica, sons Henry, Victor and Walter, and Llewellin setter Hawkeye. A native of Buffalo, N.Y., he is an avid fan of the Bills and still has mental scars from four consecutive Super Bowl losses. Outside of hunting and fishing, Lampe's main passion in Illinois was Class A boys basketball (which sadly no longer exists). Former publisher of the Class A Weekly newsletter, Lampe is a co-author of "100 Years of Madness" and "Classical Madness," both books focusing on prep basketball in Illinois.

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Osprey nesting Webcam in Iowa

April 10, 2008 at 07:05 AM

Don’t get me started on how much better run the Iowa DNR press service is than the Illinois version. In Illinois we get a few press releases now and then to announce events—if we are lucky. Often they have to be recalled for errors. Iowa’s DNR press staff puts out weekly releases packed with information, stories (first-person hunting and fishing stories even), a statewide fishing report and more. Just one more reason I want to move to Iowa someday (pheasants being another reason).

Anyway, the latest batch of information included news on osprey releases in the state and the possibility to see an osprey nesting Webcam in Linn County. Click here to see the Webcam.

 

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